Invited Presentations and Workshops

Below you will find invited presentations and workshops led by members of the CATLR team. Authors who are CATLR team members are in bold so that you may connect directly with our experts.

Bitting, K. (2017, July). Enriching the geoscience community through micro-mentoring practices. Workshop presented at the Earth Educators’ Rendezvous, National Association of Geoscience Teachers. Albuquerque, NM.

Bitting, K. (2018). Clearing a path toward change: Encouraging our colleagues to adopt active learning. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 50(6). DOI:10.1130/abs/2018AM-324130

Chen, H., Matthews-DeNatale, G., Light, T., Watson, E., & Zaldivar, M. (2018, January). Where are we headed? The future of ePortfolios in higher education. Invited Plenary Panel at Digital Learning and E-Portfolios Forum, Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting (AAC&U). Washington, D.C.

Ferracuti, A. & Sweet, M. (2018, August). Team-based learning: Effective group work and inclusive practices. Keynote presented at Dean’s Annual Retreat on Inclusive Pedagogies, Amherst College, Amherst, MA.

Holmes, M. A., Schneider, B., & Bitting, K. (2017, April). Getting to fair: The implicit bias of decision-making. Webinar for the Association for Women Geoscientists.

Matthews-DeNatale, G. (2016, June). Course design institute: Lenses on blended learning. (Invited Workshop). School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University. Boston, MA.

Matthews-DeNatale, G. (2016, May). eLearning design & learning analytics: Challenges and opportunities. (Invited Workshop). eVolution in eLearning Conference, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium. Fairfield, CT.

Matthews-DeNatale, G., & Poklop, L. (2014, March). Connecting the dots: Integrating learning with eportfolios. Invited workshop presented at Faculty Development Day, College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University. Boston, MA.

Matthews-DeNatale, G. & Poklop, L. (2015, June). Eportfolios as a platform for multimodal projects. Invited pre-conference workshop at the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) Annual Conference. Boston, MA.

Ryker, K., Teasdale, R., & Bitting, K. (2018). Training graduate teaching assistants in the geosciences: Where are we and what do we need to know? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 50(6). DOI: 10.1130/abs/2018AM-324324

Schuldt, H. E. Y. (2015, May). Connecting to and from: How students’ prior knowledge impacts their reading (and everything else). Presentation at Boston Rhetoric and Writing Network Summer Institute, Boston, MA.

Schuldt, H. E. Y. (2016, May). Thinking in the moment, reflecting after: Practices that promote metacognition. Presentation at Boston Rhetoric and Writing Network Summer Institute, Boston, MA.

Sweet, M., & Schuldt, H. E. Y. (2017, July). Calibrating graduate students to a productive research culture. Presentation at the 54th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (ASME-AMD Joint Conference). July 2017.

Teasdale, R., Ryker, K., & Bitting, K. (2017, July). Strengthening TA teaching capacity. Roundtable discussion at the Earth Educators’ Rendezvous, National Association of Geoscience Teachers. Albuquerque, NM.

White, C., Tull, R., Sigamoney, R., & Zastavker, Y. V. (2017, November). Exploring intersections of global grand challenges and sustainable development goals. Presentation at the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. DOI: 10.1109/WEEF.2017.8467044

Winebrake, J., Barrett, J., Moore, H.-P., Oates, K., Marshall, M., Wood, A., & Zastavker, Y. V. (2018, January). Integrating STEM disciplines and the liberal arts through the Grand Challenge Scholars Program. Presentation at the Association of American College & Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Zastavker, Y. V. (2018, February). Co-creating authentic learning and wonderment: A perfectly ‘wicked’ opportunity for engineering education. Presentation at Department of Mechanical Engineering Colloquium Series, Tufts University. Medford, MA.

Zastavker, Y. V. (2018, May). Learning in an era of “wicked” challenges. Keynote presentation at TEACHx, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.